Too Much Rocket Power For The Alexander Spartans

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The Wellston Rockets (2-3) powered their way through their TVC-Ohio opener against the Alexander Spartans (2-3) and secured a win at home, 49-7.

The Spartans only score of the game was immediately off the kick-off return when running back, Connor Kimbrough, ran it 83 yards to the end zone. Giving the Spartans an edge, the Rockets took over to dominate the rest of the game.

The ball was placed on the 2-yard line and running back, Nick Davis, tied up the game, 7-7. As Alexander took over, the offense couldn’t get anything rolling and were forced to punt.

The Rockets scored quickly again after running back, Jonathon Garvin, had a 35-yard touchdown reception but a missed PAT by Chase Ingalls gave Wellston the lead 13-7. Just before the end of the first, the Spartans get a first down on a horse-collar call on their own 47.

The Rockets fired up yet again in the second quarter and Davis quickly ran the ball 51-yards to the Spartans’ 47. Running back, Rylan Molihan, had a 22-yard touchdown run and fueled the fire even more. Wellston went for the two-point conversion and Davis ran the ball in with quick-feet, 21-7.

The Spartans failed to get back into the game, the Rockets got the ball back and powered down the field. Again, Davis ran in a 1-yard touchdown and Molihan bobbled his way into the end zone for another two-point conversion, 29-7.

Alexander’s offense struggled the rest of the game and couldn’t keep up with the Rockets. Wellston takes over again and quarterback, R.J. Kemp connected with Molihan for a 53-yard touchdown pass, making it 37-7. Another 77-yard touchdown run from Garvin secured the game for the Rockets, 44-7.

Alexander got the ball back and started to drive and got down to Wellston’s 10-yard line just before a lightning delay. After a 45-minute delay, the Spartans couldn’t advance any further and turned it over on downs.

Wellston closed out the game with another touchdown by J.J. Bird but a holding penalty called it back. Another touchdown was called back by a penalty. Wellston finally scored a touchdown that stood making it 49-7 ending the game.